Sony Ericsson teams up with GetJar for app store launch

Sony Ericsson is all set to launch its very own app store through the PlayNow arena, and has joined forces with GetJar to make sure there's plenty of

The GetJar library of over 45,000 free applications will soon be available for download through the Playnow arena, and will join a number of premium apps from Sony Ericsson itself.

Third party developers will also be able to submit their Java ME- and Symbian-based content to appear on the app store, with applications being accepted from 1 July at a dedicated developer's website.

There's been no set date for when we can expect all this to go live, but we're chasing it up and will keep you updated.

While you wait, be sure to check out our hands on vids with two new Sony Ericsson phones coming your way this autumn – the Aino and the Yari.